Ferrari thought they owned the 24 Hours of LeMans, until what British car came along and took it away from them?

The car that everyone was talking about was the 1951 Jaguar C-Type.  It won the 24 Hours of LeMans on its first time out.  Jaguar’s new Competition Disc Brake System allowed the C-Type to attain higher speeds, going down the Mulsanne Straight, before it was necessary to hit the brakes.

 

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